France: 9 children among returned citizens who fled Syria

PARIS (AP) — A dozen French citizens - nine of them children - who fled the Syria-Iraq war zone have been transferred back to France. Two French officials said the children and "thre...

Much to disagree on as Trump, Macron meet on D-Day

CAEN, France (AP) — The D-Day commemoration was an occasion for France to showcase its long friendship with the United States, but U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron neve...

Normandy tries to keep alive 'infinite gratitude' for D-Day

SAINTE-MERE-EGLISE, France (AP) — At 10 years old, Henri-Jean Renaud watched U.S. paratroopers landing through the window of his Normandy home in the early hours of D-Day. Like other French who lived ...

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win

PARIS (AP) — If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in the European Parliament election, will force a dissolution of France's own parliament and l...

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France

PARIS (AP) — The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria. A ...

Macron to offer solutions to French yellow vest grievances

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is set to unveil long-awaited plans to quell five months of yellow vest protests that have damaged his presidency. Macron will make a sp...

French anger at Trump's climate stand hits US-EU trade talks

PARIS (AP) — The European Union appears set to approve new trade talks with the U.S. despite resistance from France because of President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. ...

Glaring US absences raise questions about relevance of G-7

PARIS (AP) — Foreign and interior ministers from the Group of Seven are gathering in France this week to try to find ambitious solutions to world security challenges. Putting a dampener on that are tw...

France to lift investment in electric car battery cells

PARIS (AP) — France is planning to invest 700 million euros ($790 million) over the next five years to boost its production of battery cells for electric cars. Advisers to French Pre...

French women put on defense in post-#MeToo defamation trial

PARIS (AP) — A former French lawmaker's defamation lawsuit against six women who accused him of sexual misconduct and four journalists who reported the allegations is going to trial in what some fear ...

AP FACT CHECK: Shared French-German UN seat? Not in treaty

PARIS (AP) — The leaders of France and Germany are preparing to sign a treaty Tuesday that will deepen the alliance between their countries in Europe and internationally. One provision says the govern...

France's Macron faces tough challenges at home and in Europe

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is facing a mountain of challenges in the new year — starting with yellow vest protesters who are back in the streets to show their anger against high tax...

France's Macron caught between protests, Strasbourg attack

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to take back control of his nation after a month of devastating protests — and now a new attack that's putting the country on renewed terror ale...

As protests rages in France, Macron remains invisible

PARIS (AP) — As anti-government protests rage through France and Paris locks down, fearing new riots, the man whose presidency has unleashed the anger is nowhere to be seen. French P...

AP Explains: The French protesters' economic discontents

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to cut taxes and boost France's growth. A year and a half after he came into power, he is facing violent protests over rising taxes, a high cost...